Boris Johnson: leaving Europe a shot in the arm for democracy
British democracy would receive "a shot in the arm" if the UK left the European Union, Boris Johnson has said.
Voters would feel they had regained control over their own destiny if Britain became fully independent from Brussels, the Mayor of London said.
Mr Johnson warned that the country must be ready to "walk away" from Europe if David Cameron failed to negotiate better terms of membership.
Mr Johnson's comments will fuel the increasingly fevered debate inside the Conservative Party about European policy, which has flared after the success of Ukip in last week's local elections.
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